The Spanish colonie, or Briefe chronicle of the acts and gestes of the Spaniardes in the West Indies, called the newe world, for the space of xl. yeeres: written in the Castilian tongue by the reuerend Bishop Bartholomew de las Casas or Casaus, a friar of the order of S. Dominicke. And nowe first translated into english, by M.M.S.

Author
Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1484-1566 [Browse]
Uniform title
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Imprinted at London : [By Thomas Dawson] for William Brome, 1583.
Description
[148] p. ; (4to)

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Former owner
Binder
Notes
  • Translation of "Tyrranies et cruautez des Espagnols perpetrees aux Indes occidentales", a French version by Jacques de Miggrode of de las Casas' "Brevísima relación de la destrucción de las Indias."
  • Printer's name from colophon.
  • Signatures: [par.]⁴ 2[par.]⁴ A-Q⁴ R².
  • Running title reads: The Spanish cruelties.
Binding note
ExKA copy: Bound in red levant morocco, elaborately tooled inside borders, gilt centre ornament on covers, full gilt edges, Gilt stamp on front lower turn-in 'Bound by Riviere & Son.'
Provenance
ExKA copy: Bookplate of Edward N. Crane dated 1902.
References
  • STC (2nd ed.), 4739
  • ESTC S104917
Other title(s)
  • Spanish cruelties
  • Briefe chronicle of the acts and gestes of the Spaniardes in the West Indies, called the newe world, for the space of xl. yeeres
OCLC
228713583
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